Rider rams patrol car

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A MOTORCYCLIST rammed a police divisional van at Rosebud last week and then rode off at high speed.

Police were called to reports of the road bike being driven erratically on Pt Nepean Road, Rye, 4am, Thursday 18 July.

After initially losing sight of the bike they spotted it at the Rye BP service station and tried to intercept it, but the rider rammed the side of the van and rode off along Weir Street at high speed.

Police have CCTV footage of the incident. The rider is described as Caucasian and in his 20s.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

First published in the Southern Peninsula News – 23 July 2019

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